Category Archives: Lawn Care

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Do you like to keep your lawn green in summer? We can all agree that it is not an easy task to do! Common reasons for this include water shortages, soaring temperatures, disease-carrying bugs, and kids and pets trampling the grass. However, this doesn’t mean there are no solutions. Here is our compilation of top tips for keeping your lawn lush, green, and healthy all summer! Please read on to learn more! 1. You need to water your lawn correctly. The best solution for maintaining the verdant look of your lawn is to water it properly! Here are some lifesaving tips: Soak your grass during dry weather I’m sure you’ve noticed your lawn becoming dry and brown during the prolonged absence of rainfall. You can avoid this by periodically soaking your grass. Water your lawn in the morning The best time to water your lawn is between 6, and 10…

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The Different Stages in Building a Garden

The Different Stages in Building a Garden   After choosing the type of garden and designing the plan, all that remains is to create your garden. To carry out the work of making your garden, we recommend that you call on the expertise of a seasoned professional. Summary – Calling on a company – Doing your own garden – How to build a garden: the different stages of the work Calling on a company Having your garden designed by a company is often the guarantee of a faithful rendering of the project conceived beforehand. However, choosing your contractor carefully and ensuring good communication throughout the project is essential. Why call a professional? A company knows how to advise you and adapt to your budget by proposing relevant and adapted solutions. It offers you a turnkey garden. Who to contact? A generalist company A generalist company can meet most of your…

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Lawn

4 Steps to Maintain Your Lawn   Summary Step 1: Chemically treat your lawn Step 2: Control insects and their larvae Step 3: Controlling Fungus Step 4: Maintain Your Lawn Insects or diseases can attack your lawn as many insects can find a home on your lawn. Some attack the roots, others prefer the leaves. Beetle larvae, wireworms, red ants, sod webworms… The diseases that threaten your lawn: Mildew (or coin spots): the cause is often acidic, poorly drained, over-watered soil. The red thread is responsible for the red strands between the grass stems. Fungi cause witches’ circles. Rust, red-orange pustules… But, there are many others, and identifying them is not always easy. In case of doubt, ask for the help of a specialist. Here are all the solutions to treat your lawn against diseases and pests. Step 1: Chemically treat your lawn Application of the treatment Select the product…

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Several species of seeds and grasses make up a lawn. The choice of these species depends mainly on the use and properties of the yard. There are mostly five main components that you will see in this article. Fescue The appearance of fescue depends on the species that compose it. It adapts easily to dry, sandy soil. For this, you can choose between 4 types of fescues: Sheep fescue Sheep fescue is distinguished by its red and golden color during the summer season. Its tufted appearance affects its growth, as it takes a long time for the tufts to come together. You don’t have to use the mower frequently with this type of fescue because it also has a low growth height. Red fescue Red fescue thrives on poor soil conditions. However, combining it with other growing grasses is essential to speed up its growth. Ovine fescue Ovine fescue is…

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Lawn

5 Steps Before Installing a Lawn Summary – Step 1: Weed the area of the future lawn – Step 2: Amend the soil – Step 3: Till the ground – Step 4: Level the ground – Step 5: Roll and rake Sowing grass is not very difficult. Preparing the ground beforehand, however, is a relatively thankless task. But it’s the careful execution of this task that will give you the green carpet of your dreams and make it easier to maintain. This post explains how to prepare the ground for a lawn in 5 steps: weeding, fertilizing, ploughing, levelling and tamping. 1. Weed the area of the future lawn If your lawn is heavily overgrown with weeds, it is necessary to weed it before ploughing. – Start by mowing with a brush cutter if the weeds are very tall. – Then weed using one of the following techniques: ◦ hand…

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design

The garden is an enclosed area of land located either in front or behind a house. It was designed for growing plants. Today, the garden serves many purposes. Some of the uses of the garden include relaxation, entertainment, etc. You have come to the right place if you are like many people and don’t know how to design your garden. Find out in this article what budget you should plan for and some tips on how to do it. What budget should I plan for my garden? It is imperative to plan a budget for landscaping your garden. To have an idea of this budget, you can ask a specialist for an estimate. It is important to underline that the price of a garden design is not fixed. Indeed, this price varies according to several parameters. Here are some of the criteria taken into account to determine the price of a garden.…

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landscape

The development of green space can quickly turn into a disaster without knowledge or expertise. The professional in the development of green spaces is the landscaper; he conceives and realizes projects to develop a garden, a park, or any other space. What are then the works that a landscaper realizes to brighten up a green space? What are the types of landscaping of green space? There are two types of landscaping work: planting work and decorative construction. Nothing beats a colorful flowerbed to brighten up a green space all year long. On the other hand, it seems more difficult to enjoy a flowery garden when the temperatures during spring start to drop. It is then possible to play with different varieties of plants in order to accumulate blooms from one season to another, thwarting the traditional winter break that tends to put a green space to sleep. With the advice of…

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How to Level a Plot of Land

You want to buy a lawnmower, but you don’t know which brand to choose? Rest assured, by reading this article; you can easily find one that perfectly fits your needs and budget. But before we get to the heart of the matter, let’s take a look at the criteria you should consider when choosing the best lawnmower brand. Criteria for Choosing a Lawnmower There are many brands of lawnmowers on the market. To know which one is the best, you need to consider specific criteria. Each brand has its own advantages and disadvantages. Lawn mower motorization; The advancement ; The available options The Dcraft 173 cm³ lawnmower If the lawn area to be mowed is large, the Dcraft 173cc lawnmower is the one to choose. This brand is very famous for the 2,800 rpm rated speed it offers in the market. Moreover, the tank of this device has a capacity…

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january

January- the month of new beginnings. You will have twelve months of gardening ahead, and you will want to use it well. As January is mostly winter, it is a calm season for gardeners. All you will have to do in January is make sure everything is trimmed and neat. You want your garden ready for the next season. Let us discover what you can do in your garden in January… What To Sow  In Greenhouses Or Indoors Snapdragons Pelargonium Celery Spinach Spring Onions Under Cloches Strawberry Outdoors Blueberries Raspberry canes You can research these plants to know when to plant them and what special needs to provide for them to flourish. What To Be Done In Your Gardening It is a new year, and you are very determined, put that determination to good use by washing your unused pots and cleaning the greenhouse. This is the less attractive part…

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Are you trying to determine whether mulch, pine straw, or rock are best for your landscaped flowerbeds? Organic mulch made from bark or shredded wood is an excellent option. Everyone loves fresh mulch in their landscaping beds, as it gives a fresh look and makes your landscape look brand new. Many don’t realize that mulch (and other ground covers) actually provides a lot of benefits beyond the visual appeal. Let’s check them out! But What is Mulching? Mulching is one of the best things you can do for your garden. It involves placing a protective barrier (mulch) around your plants and on your bare soil. This protective barrier can be made from various decomposing organic materials, including bark or wood chips (from diverse tree species), pine needles, straw, and cocoa bean shells, or non-decomposable inorganic materials such as black plastic, landscaping fabric, recycled tires, pebbles, and river rocks. Gardens come in…

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